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Graduate Student Orientation

Welcome to University of the Pacific!

We are excited to welcome you to the university and invite you to attend orientation before beginning your program of study. Orientation will provide you with general information about transitioning to Pacific as well as tools and services available to help you succeed in your graduate program. Orientation will include a general understanding about registering for courses, obtaining your student ID card, opportunity to talk with many resource offices on campus, and time to enjoy a beautiful campus tour that emphasizes your graduate student needs. We will conclude our day with a reception for the perfect opportunity to socialize with other incoming graduate students and Graduate Student Association (GSA).


International Graduate Student Orientation: Friday, August 21st
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM- It is mandatory that all incoming international students attend the International Student Orientation at the Becthel International Programs Building.

Graduate Assistant Orientation: Friday, August 21st
1:30 PM to 2:45PM-
All incoming graduate students who will be graduate, research, or teaching assistants must attend the Graduate Assistant Orientation.  Location TBA.
General Graduate Student Orientation: Friday, August 21st
3:00 PM to 4:45 PM- General Graduate Student Orientation assists all incoming graduate students with the transition to graduate studies and the Pacific community.  Location TBA.

4:45 PM to 5:45 PM- All incoming and returning graduate students are invited to attend the Graduate Student Reception that includes hors d'oeuvres and drinks.

Looking for information on resources for graduate students? Check out our Graduate Student Information Guide.

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